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Ingham County Man Arrested for
Child Sexually Abusive Material

10/14/2019

LANSING, MICH. An investigation conducted by the Michigan State Police (MSP) Internet Crimes
Against Children (ICAC) Task Force has resulted in the arrest of a man from Ingham County. Raymond
Scott Kurtis, 48, was arrested and arraigned on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019.

The investigation stemmed from a Homeland Security Investigation lead through peer-to-peer networking. Further investigation led to locating a residence in Ingham County where the suspect was residing. A search warrant of the home netted multiple internet capable devices and other evidence. An arrest warrant was issued for Kurtis and he was subsequently arrested by troopers from the Computer Crimes Unit and MSP First District Hometown Security Team.

Kurtis has been charged with three counts of distribution/manufacturing of child sexually abusive material, three counts of aggravated possession of child sexually abusive material, and six counts of computer crimes-use of computer.

If convicted, Kurtis faces up to 21 years in prison for distribution/manufacturing of child sexually abusive material, 30 years for aggravated possession of child sexually abusive material, and 120 years for computer crimes-use of computer for child sexually abusive material.

The MSP Computer Crimes Unit encourages parents to speak to their children about the safe use of the internet. There are many resources available to parents to assist in keeping children safe online. The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children provides a comprehensive list of resources on their website at http://www.missingkids.org. The MSP ICAC Task Force also provides resources at
http://www.michiganicac.com.

If you have information regarding possible child sexual exploitation, please report it to the Cyber Tip Line at http://www.missingkids.org/cybertipline.